Wed., May 15, 2013 9:00am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the International City/County Management Association plan to host the National Brownfields Conference this Wednesday through Friday in Atlanta. They say the conference, which is in its 15th year, is the largest training and networking event in the nation focusing on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment.
Fri., May 10, 2013 9:00am
Metro Atlanta's public transit system plans to hold public hearings to present its proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year. After the public hearings, the full board will vote on the final budget before the new fiscal year begins on July 1.
Mon., May 6, 2013 3:00am
A Savannah startup investor says more is merrier when it comes to investment in promising Georgia businesses. The comments come after Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill creating a state-backed venture capital fund. John Morisano started the SLAAM startup incubator last year to keep startups from having to leaving Savannah to find investors.
Wed., May 1, 2013 11:00am
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has announced the city hosted more than 40 million visitors last year, and the record puts Atlanta on par with Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Diego. Reed made the announcement during a press conference Tuesday afternoon, and said tourism is one of Atlanta's primary economic drivers.
Thu., April 18, 2013 11:02am
Atlanta police say fireworks and static electricity likely led to a package igniting and burning a thrift store worker in Atlanta Tuesday afternoon. Officials say a man working in the store was burned on his hands and arms and was hospitalized with minor injuries.
Tue., April 16, 2013 10:00am
The Atlanta City Council has delayed a plan to install cameras in city-owned vehicles in Atlanta, voting Monday to send it back to committee for further study. The idea has prompted privacy concerns from the workers who would be videotaped.
Mon., April 15, 2013 12:00pm
A plan to install cameras in city-owned vehicles in Atlanta is raising privacy concerns from the workers who will be videotaped. Atlanta officials plan to install 175 cameras in the city vehicles. The goal is to save taxpayers millions of dollars in accident claims.
Fri., April 5, 2013 10:00am
The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View above the Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel is set to begin renovations later this month. The 35-year-old restaurant is scheduled to serve its final dinner April 28 and is expected to be closed through early August.
Thu., April 4, 2013 2:00pm
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm has voted to approve issuing more than $200 million in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
Wed., April 3, 2013 10:00am
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm is set to hold what is likely the final public vote on a Falcons stadium deal. Invest Atlanta plans to hold the vote at a specially called meeting Thursday morning.